Neenah, Inc., a specialty materials company, produces and sells performance-based technical products, and fine paper and packaging products worldwide. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Neenah's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NP's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NP underperformed the US Forestry industry which returned 63.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NP underperformed the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Neenah's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StNeenah (NYSE:NP) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.47
2 months ago | Simply Wall StDon't Race Out To Buy Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP) Just Because It's Going Ex-Dividend
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWho Has Been Buying Neenah, Inc. (NYSE:NP) Shares?
Is Neenah undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NP ($50.27) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($39.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Forestry industry average.
PE vs Market: NP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US Forestry industry average (1.2x).
How is Neenah forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: NP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: NP's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NP's revenue (14% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NP's revenue (14% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if NP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Neenah performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NP is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NP is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 32.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Forestry industry (337.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NP has a negative Return on Equity (-6.61%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Neenah's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NP's short term assets ($299.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($146.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: NP's short term assets ($299.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($315.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NP's debt to equity ratio (53.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: NP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 72.9% to 53.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (52%).
Interest Coverage: NP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).
What is Neenah current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NP's dividend (3.74%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: NP's dividend (3.74%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.54%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NP's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: NP is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Julie Schertell (52 yo)
Ms. Julie A. Schertell serves as Chief Executive Officer & President of Neenah, Inc. since May 21, 2020 and served as its Chief Operating Officer since January 01, 2020 until May 21, 2020. Ms. Schertell se...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Julie's total compensation ($USD2.53M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.42M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Julie's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: NP's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: NP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NP insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Neenah, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Neenah, Inc.
- Ticker: NP
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Paper Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$846.692m
- Shares outstanding: 16.84m
- Website: https://www.neenah.com
Number of Employees
- Neenah, Inc.
- 3460 Preston Ridge Road
- Suite 600
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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